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Ciao, John Bolton ....

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Football_Bat, Dec 4, 2006.

  1. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

  2. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    He was the quintessential Bush appointee and a symbol of how we now are viewed by the rest of the world:

    UN members never respected Bolton. "He lives in another world, with this belief that he is morally superior and the U.S. is more moral than all the countries around the world," Oswaldo de Rivero, then the ambassador from Peru, a Security Council member, said.
  3. One down...
  4. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

    A sad, sad day. I hope his replacement does half the job he did.
  5. Agreed.
  6. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Christ, the guy was a bull in a china shop. Always a good idea to name someone that wants to destroy the UN to be your country's ambassador there. But that's typical of Fredo's regime.


    Of course, even Mr. Bolton’s success in championing the Bush administration represented a problem for him at the world organization, where that policy is perceived as disdainful of diplomacy itself, heedless in its effects on others and single-minded in its assertion of American interests.
  7. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Yes, because being a bully is such a positive way to represent this country.

    Bolton is an example of what's been wrong with our foreign policy for most of Bush's term.
  8. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    Jesus, sc, I thought those two morons were joking.

    Apparently not.
  9. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    You haven't been paying attenton, detective.
    Lyman and Guy think Bush is the greatest president in American history.
  10. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    I give you the words of the noted firebrand conservative Alan Dershowitz

  11. MertWindu

    MertWindu Active Member

    I agree with Dershowitz (and ostensibly you), PDB, but doesn't it become awful difficult to serve America within the auspices of the UN if one hasn't the respect and consideration of other delegates?
  12. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    The US Ambassador to the UN isn't going to win many popularity contests.
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